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    • doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      Once again I feel (although its not true), that newer systems has more vulnerabilities than the old one. When will poeple learn, that hackers are always going to be one step ahead.

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      HAL3000, AMD Athlon 200GE @ 3,4 GHz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 29


    • doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      Good to hear, that Microsoft is going to support its own product.. oh sorry.. advertising tool for at least 18 months. I want to test it too, but I refuse to be canary at insider channels. But definatelly, I want to see this browser at work.

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      HAL3000, AMD Athlon 200GE @ 3,4 GHz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 29

    • in reply to: User Folder not named properly #2043302

      doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      Did you created an “offline” account or Microsoft account? If you created MS account, it sounds to me like its some kind of “logical”, to name user folder with first five letters of an email. So you can name your folder “Bob” if you create offline account, because there is just no email address, you know? But to be honest, I dont care how my user folder is named.
      BTW, once my account was damaged and Windows came up with new folder with this convention:

      username.domain.000

      EDIT: PKCano wrote similar question few minutes earlier, sorry for the “double” 🙂

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      HAL3000, AMD Athlon 200GE @ 3,4 GHz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 29

      • This reply was modified 1 week, 6 days ago by  doriel.
    • in reply to: Patch Lady – once upon a reboot #2042331

      doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      My mother’s computer was more than two patches away from being up to date. Her PC has a small SSD (32 GB – just cheap visionbook) and it stucked in infinite loop of trying to update and failing to update because it lacked free space on the C: drive.

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      HAL3000, AMD Athlon 200GE @ 3,4 GHz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 29

    • in reply to: Freeware Spotlight — Infinite Password Generator #2041781

      doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      I have experience with StickyPassword. At the end of the year, there was short period of time (2days I think), when this SW was completely free, so I downloaded it for free.

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    • in reply to: How to use God Mode in Windows 10 #2041107

      doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      That is very interesting. how many hidden easter eggs remain? I still prefer WIN+X shortcut to get everywhere fast..

      Dell Latitude E6530, Intel Core i5 @ 2.6 GHz, 4GB RAM, WX 1809 Enterprise

      HAL3000, AMD Athlon 200GE @ 3,4 GHz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 29

    • in reply to: Can't see Windows SSD from USB-booted linux #2039908

      doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      PaulT

      My money would be on a lack of disk controller drivers in Ubuntu.

      I agree. For example, since Dell introduced new and improved NVMe interface for SSD, I cannot make system images with AcronisTrueImage 2017. It just doesnt see the disk and says, that there is nothing to backup. Additional drivers are required – or a newer version of the program, which can handle this.

      Whats your disk interface, @bmeacham?

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      HAL3000, AMD Athlon 200GE @ 3,4 GHz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 29

    • in reply to: Chredge is available now #2087529

      doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      Sorry, maybe I was too sceptic and upset. Chredge works as intended, I tested it for few days. I respect if you feel otherwise.

      Answers to your questions are:
      I thought, that browsing history is being stored to my Edge account.
      By collecting I mean storing information about user on the server.
      I thought Edge and Chredge accounts are similar thing.

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    • in reply to: Chredge is available now #2086203

      doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      I posted that screenshot.

      Microsoft Edge saves your browsing history—info about the websites you visit—on your device. Depending on your settings, this browsing history is sent to Microsoft, which helps us find and fix problems and improve our products and services for all users. You can manage this data collection in the browser by selecting …

      Microsoft Edge, browsing data, and privacy

      To be honest, telemetry was off by default in chredge (maybe according to my GPO settings?)
      To be honest, it works very well and I had experienced no bug.

      But why should be my domain collected and username collected? Never seen this before. And I stress, that this browser did this without my permission. Say I am paranoid, but the more data you collect, the more tempting target you are. See O365 online for example.

      EDGE account

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    • doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      Czech goverment… Czech government just does not have a clue what is going on. Honestly I checked our National Center of Cyber Security web and the last update is dated to 9.12.2019 🙂 No politics here, but you get my point.
      NCKB

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    • doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      I knew there will be some catch. See that chredge is snooping my information even if I turned both telemetry switches to OFF? Chredge somehow “logged me into Chrome with my device account credentials” !!! including my PC username and domain!!! Oh ! now my credentials are exposed on some server including my domain account? This is serious. Serious privacy invasion and security risk from my angle of view. If it gets my full name somehow, there is possibility to know our domain users login name convention. So this is the end. I will never use it anymore, this is just too enormous betrayal.

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    • doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      I downloaded it anyway and it looks very good. Also it imported my data from chrome within seconds. Im impressed. Also, all our web applications work within this browser. Just wow. Also there are major OFF switches for telemetry. Looks like this wedding went really good at first sight.

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      HAL3000, AMD Athlon 200GE @ 3,4 GHz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 29

    • in reply to: MS-DEFCON 2: Make sure Windows Update is locked down #2084485

      doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      I found this solution, should take about few minutes to try:
      1. run gpedit from Win+R shortcut
      2. change setting Computer configuration-> Windows Components->Windows Update -> Defer Upgrades and Updates to Disabled
      3. reboot
      4. defer updates box is cleared but still grey
      5. set the policy to Not Configured
      6. reboot
      7. Check for updates
      8. Box should be accessible again

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    • in reply to: Patch Lady – once upon a reboot #2042761

      doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      On the PC, there was downloaded app, I think its called “Windows 10 update assistant”.
      You run this tool, then it checks your HW. Athe start of the process, there were three green ticks: including green tick in front of the HW. Dont know why it cant enumarate free space at the beginning. Download started.
      Then, after I downloaded and started update itself, there was problem with the bluetooth driver during installation (once again, why it dindt notice when HW green tick was given at the very start? nevermind, I managed to solve this problem by installing correct driver).
      So I gave it restart and went through the whole process again. After some time, error appeared, that PC have insufficient free space. But I plugged in external HDD (not flash disk, so I do not know if it works with flash disk) and installation wizard let me choose that external drive as extra space, that it needed to upgrade my ma’s PC. Now she is back on tracks with 1909 creating new exciting adventures in whatajong!

      Dell Latitude E6530, Intel Core i5 @ 2.6 GHz, 4GB RAM, WX 1809 Enterprise

      HAL3000, AMD Athlon 200GE @ 3,4 GHz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 29

    • in reply to: ISP will not allow Windows7 after EOL question #2041770

      doriel
      AskWoody Lounger

      VPN wont solve the problem with connecting to the internet, I think. I am curious how that provider does the testing – some sort of SW? WMIC commands? Maybe ISP provided this PC to this gentleman, so he has the power over user. Mr. Anonymous did not stated this, or I cant find it.
      Anyway I would definately look for another provider who does not dictate what I must use.

      @anonymous – VPN is legal, you can use it in czechia

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